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Falcon Chat with Raptor Resource Project (5/9)

Join us this Wednesday, May 9th, at 11am PT/ 2pm ET for a live chat with Raptor Resource Project about the Great Spirit Bluff Falcons!

John Howe, Amy Ries, and Dave Kester will take some time to give us updates on the falcons and also answer some of your questions. Therefore, make sure you submit your questions below so they can be answered during the chat!

You can watch the live chat here!

  • KC

    I just wanted to thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to do this.

  • Jean Zareczny

    My question is why don’t they place the camera outside so we can hear? I understand the camera is located indoors and sound is off for that reason. It would be much more enjoyable to watch with sound. Last year one of the eysas was rescued, what was the outcome? Anything being done about the windows so they do not fly into them? I guess that is 3 questions.
    Thank you
    Jean

    • KC

      I don’t understand your questions. They are for the Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, aren’t they?
      The camera is outside. We can hear and very well.

      • Jean Zareczny

        I thought you could submit questions for all the falcon nests. My questions were for the Baltimore, Maryland Peregine falcons. Sorry I misunderstood that the questions were just for the Great Spirit Bluff Falcons. I do have a question for the Great Spirit Bluff nest. Is there a reason why they did not make the new box larger? It looks like it is the same size as last year.
        Thanks

  • KC

    Hello.
    Question: Will the chicks be banded this year?

  • Jean Zareczny

    My question that I submitted below is for the Baltimore Maryland nest.
    Thank you

  • Robin Wolfe Schourek

    Minn. nest: Other Falcons in the area? If so are they a threat? I thought I heard eagles also. Do other raptors pose a threat to the babies?
    Thank you for all you do!

  • Jean Zareczny

    Here is my revised question which is for the GSB nest. If the black flies attack again this year will the problem be taken care of before any harm comes to the chicks? I would hate to see what happened last year.
    Thanks!

  • SDinVA

    Have banded falcons from the GSB nest remained in La Crescent, Minnesota?

  • Kat

    For the Baltimore Nest: Around 9:30 AM Wednesday a parent brought back a deceased bird with a green tag on it’s leg. Any idea what the bird was? It didn’t look like a pigeon. -Kat

  • Mary Kay Mc Narney

    Is there any concern that 24 hours has passed and no more hatches?

  • KC

    Excellent chat. Thank you so very much. :-)